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Unit Administrator/PA to the Unit Leads - QMUL16416

Department: Centre for Primary Care and Public Health - Blizard Institute
Salary: £33,615 - £39,483 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL16416
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 07-Nov-2018
Closing date: 04-Dec-2018

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The Centre for Primary Care and Public Health (CPCPH) is a centre of international excellence and relevance, drawing on the strengths and diversity within our unique setting in East London to deliver a programme of high quality research, education and development aimed at improving health and primary health care.

The Women’s Health Unit (WHRU), a rapidly growing unit within CPCPH, runs a portfolio of research in women’s health including multi-centre clinical trials and systematic reviews. It is also part of the newly formed Barts Research Centre for Women’s Health (BARC).

Applications are sought for a Unit Administrator/PA to provide administrative, budgetary and PA support to the Unit Lead, Deputy Unit Lead, Senior Research Manager in their execution of Unit-related tasks, and assisting in the planning and organisation of the Unit’s activities. The post will be based in the Women’s Health Research Unit, Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Blizard Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.

Essential requirements for this post include educated to ‘A’ level. Significant PA/ administrative experience in a busy setting (NHS or academic), as well as the ability to prioritize a varied workload and meet deadlines. Experience of HR and recruitment procedures, and financial and other record keeping would be an advantage. A proven ability to communicate well and work within a team are also essential.

The post is full time and fixed terms for three years in the first instance, starting in January or as soon as possible thereafter.  Starting salary will be in the range £33,615 - £39,483 per annum inclusive of London Allowance, depending on experience and seniority. Benefits include 30 days annual leave per annum, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Julie Dodds at, or on 020 7882 7211.

Application enquiries should be directed to

Details about the unit can be found at

Further information about the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD) can be found at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 4th December 2018.  Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality


The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers.  We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support.  As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.



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